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5 minutes ago, kendallronin said:

With 30 mm case, wondering if that was a common size back then

watch sizing is interesting I know the world embraces metric today but this is watch repair we embrace everything and do not discriminate against any measurement type. then congratulations that's a good price for a nice watch. At the first link below you'll notice the reference to the size 8/0.  then to understand this better the second link has a nice PDF  chart you can download. then you notice they highlighted things that are popular sizes like 8/0.  which corresponds to the Swiss measurement of 10 1/2 lignes  which is also highlighted because it is a popular wristwatch size.

http://www.ranfft.de/cgi-bin/bidfun-db.cgi?10&ranfft&0&2uswk&Hamilton_747

https://blog.esslinger.com/watch-size-ligne-conversion-chart/

 

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I have a thing for dress watches, think this is gold plated base metal bezèl, a lether strap plus new crystal with gold tension ring enhances it looks.

If back of the bezel is undamaged, I wouldn't hesitate spending some money on it.

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15 minutes ago, JohnR725 said:

watch sizing is interesting I know the world embraces metric today but this is watch repair we embrace everything and do not discriminate against any measurement type. then congratulations that's a good price for a nice watch. At the first link below you'll notice the reference to the size 8/0.  then to understand this better the second link has a nice PDF  chart you can download. then you notice they highlighted things that are popular sizes like 8/0.  which corresponds to the Swiss measurement of 10 1/2 lignes  which is also highlighted because it is a popular wristwatch size.

http://www.ranfft.de/cgi-bin/bidfun-db.cgi?10&ranfft&0&2uswk&Hamilton_747

https://blog.esslinger.com/watch-size-ligne-conversion-chart/

 

Thank you very much!!! This will come in handy!!! 

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14 minutes ago, Nucejoe said:

I have a thing for dress watches, think this is gold plated base metal bezèl, a lether strap plus new crystal with gold tension ring enhances it looks.

If back of the bezel is undamaged, I wouldn't hesitate spending some money on it.

Thats my plans, clean her up, oil, and leather straps! I do think it is gold plated. Thanks alot, I'm a beginner,  and appreciate the help and encouragement.  

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1 hour ago, kendallronin said:

gold plated

 

2 hours ago, kendallronin said:

Wadsworth

can we have a picture of the back of the case the inside where it says Wadsworth. A lot of times ill say a little more than that.

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9 hours ago, kendallronin said:

Thats my plans, clean her up, oil, and leather straps! I do think it is gold plated. Thanks alot, I'm a beginner,  and appreciate the help and encouragement.  

If you feel dial is not as sunray as it used to be, show a close up of the dial, our good moderator OH( oldhippy)  will give advice on possible approaches to cleaning the dial.

Lovely watch.

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44 minutes ago, Nucejoe said:

If you feel dial is not as sunray as it used to be, show a close up of the dial, our good moderator OH( oldhippy)  will give advice on possible approaches to cleaning the dial.

Lovely watch.

Nothing needs doing to that dial for the age of the watch it looks in excellent shape, dials are best left alone unless absolutely necessary to restore.

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1 hour ago, wls1971 said:

Nothing needs doing to that dial for the age of the watch it looks in excellent shape, dials are best left alone unless absolutely necessary to restore.

Good eyesight wis.

 Regs

joe

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